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Comment: Re:Connect with a VPN (Score 2) 390 390

Verizon is most likely telling the truth in a highly deceptive way. Technically there is no throttling. There are not fucking with any packet that comes through that connection. They are not actively doing anything to inhibit the flow from Netflix. They've simply chosen to architect a bottle neck which only impacts one provider. The end result is the same but they can truthfully say they're not throttling.

Comment: Auther has never heard of first sale doctrine? (Score 1) 490 490

The writer needs to do better research. Physical DVD rentals happen because of the First Sale Doctrine. The studios don't allow physical DVD rentals. They're powerless to stop them. Once they've sold a copy of the DVD they lose all control over what is done with it.

Comment: Re:Flight recorder (Score 1) 491 491

The cause of the crash is fuel starvation of the engines. What killed the crew I think we will never know for sure since the black box only records a 2 hour loop. If they recover it it's going to show 2 hours of autopilot flight in a mostly straight line until the fuel ran out and the engines shut down.

Comment: Re:wtf (Score 1) 662 662

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

The first amendment doesn't apply.

If two private parties agree via contract to not talk about something then it's a contractual issue not a constitutional issue.

Comment: Difference between reality and fantasy (Score 1) 1006 1006

For video games to be a cause the shooter has to have a basic flaw. They have to be unable to tell the difference between reality and fantasy.

  To be unable to distinguish between reality and fantasy is insanity. That is the cause of the violence not some silly game.

Every new art form goes through a blame period. Remember when rock and roll was blamed for causing people to rape and kill?

Comment: You have a trivial problem not an extreme one. (Score 2) 242 242

First off you have a trivial cable set up. You're orders of magnitude from "extreme."

With the setup you mention there's almost an infinite amount of solutions. Tape, twist ties, tubes, velcro, hooks, labels, etc.

Almost anything will work. Basically you have a laziness problem. When you ran the cable you didn't label it, or loop and tie, or use a cable hook, or do anything.

I use hooks for mouse and keyboard. Long net cables are wound and tied. Power cables are velcroed together near the PDU.

Honestly all you have to do is anything but what you're doing is adding cables with no organization.

When you're up to thousands of cables come back and we can talk about extreme solutions.

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke

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